Performances & Events
Engaging the Rocky Mountain West
Our students, faculty members and guest artists perform on the concert and recital hall stages of the Robert and Judi Newman Center for the Performing Arts, one of the nation’s most extraordinary campus arts centers. Audiences select from 300 concerts and events each season featuring the repertoires of orchestras, choirs, jazz ensembles, world musics and operas.
Our students experience and participate in Denver’s unrivaled metropolitan arts environment where professional performing arts companies offer inspiration and performance opportunities.
DU Lamont is thrilled to welcome audiences to the Newman Center for live concerts again.
Lamont Concert Line: (303) 871-6412
The Lamont School of Music and the Newman Center offer multiple accessibility services including assisted listening devices, transport chairs, transfer theatre seats, wheelchair seating, booster seats, automatic door openers for restrooms and exterior doors, audio description and American Sign Language. Patrons seeking accommodations can call (303) 871-7720.
Wheelchair-accessible seating and other accessible areas are available upon request. Patron services staff (ushers and house managers) can assist with getting patrons from the doors to their seats. Please indicate your request when purchasing tickets through the box office at (303) 871-7720.
The parking garage immediately south of the Newman Center at University and Wesley has designated accessible parking and an elevator.
Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Assistive listening devices are available. Check with the box office or patron services staff upon arrival to make use of this system.
Sign Language Interpretation
Sign language interpretation is available by request. Please contact the box office at least two weeks prior to your request date at (303) 871-7720 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about availability and tickets.
The Newman Center at the University of Denver does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission or access to, treatment of, or employment in, its services, programs, or activities. As needed, accommodation will be provided to allow individuals with disabilities to participate in the Newman Center's workforce, services, programs, and activities.
Lamont Concerts & Events
Monday, February 26
Lamont Jazz Orchestra
Featuring 21st-century works on this performance! The Lamont Jazz Orchestra (LJO) is the University of Denver's premier large jazz ensemble.
- Gates Concert Hall
Tuesday, February 27
The Lamont Percussion Ensemble performs traditional percussion ensemble music as well as music from today's important composers, which includes commissions specifically written for our group.
- Gates Concert Hall
Wednesday, February 28
Jazz Small Groups: Mervine and Stoltzman Ensembles
Lamont small groups explore the canon of jazz and/or American popular music, as well as original student compositions and arrangements. Typically consisting of 4-7 players, small groups perform public concerts each quarter.
- Hamilton Recital Hall
Sunday, March 3
The Spirituals Project Winter Concert featuring Denver Children’s Choir
This season The Spirituals Project will be focusing on the theme of prayer. Our music in the choir’s performances this year will highlight the ways in which Spirituals convey thoughts about prayer and how prayer factored into the daily lives of the enslaved African community.
- Gates Concert Hall
The Denver Guitar Festival & Competition is a three-day celebration of the classical guitar that includes guest recitals, lectures, master classes and a competition with monetary prizes.
Carmine Caruso Trumpet Competition
This October the Lamont School of Music will host this international jazz trumpet competition sponsored by the International Trumpet Guild in cooperation with the Herb Alpert Foundation.
Colorado Clarinet Day
Colorado Clarinet Day celebrates clarinet music with internationally renowned guest artists, master classes, performances, the Clarinet Choir, and vendors sporting the latest clarinet gear.